1 Which of the following concepts is used in both structuralist and constructivist (interactionist) perspectives?

1 Which of the following concepts is used in both structuralist and constructivist (interactionist) perspectives?

Select one:

a. identity

b. social system

c. role

d. sanctions

e. self

2 The assumption that the structure of the whole is always greater than the sum total of its parts is known as the postulate of:

Select one:

a. methodological nominalism

b. social systems analysis

c. the arithmetic mean

d. methodological holism

e. the sociological imagination

3 Which of the following “deaths” is not included among the deaths associated with postmodernism?

Select one:

a. death of reality

b. death of illusion

c. death of truth

d. death of society

e. death of subject identity

4 Which of the following is not included by Joel Bakan as a symptom of corporate psychopathology:

Select one:

a. superficial

b. irresponsible

c. remorseless

d. speculative

e. manipulative

6When the transaction costs of organizing group activities fall below the level of any potential profit to be made from centrally organizing these activities, this condition is commonly known as:

Select one:

a. the bottom line

b. Coasean floor

c. bankruptcy

d. the fiscal cliff

e. Marx’s realization crisis

7Which of the following social conditions is not normally regarded as a consequence of the new Information and Communication technologies?

Select one:

a. Globalization

b. privatization

c. decentralization

d. interactivity

e. connectivity

8 Which of the following terms is commonly used to describe a masculinized worldview of social relations?

Select one:

a. anthropocentric

b. patrocentric

c. androcentric

d. paternocentric

e. homocentric

9 Which of the following procedures is not associated with the “mortification of the self”?

Select one:

a. admission procedures

b. release procedures

c. contaminative exposure

d. regimentation

e. all of these procedures are associated with the “mortification of the self”

10 Which of the Management Theory perspectives first researched the attitudes, sentiments, and feelings of workers in the organization?

Select one:

a. Psychoanalytic perspective

b. Human Relations perspective

c. Postmodernist perspective

d. Scientific Management perspective

e. Critical Theory perspective

11 Which of the following iconic individuals was not associated with the paired organization?

Select one:

a. MacDonald’s: Ray Croc

b. Wardair: Max Ward

c. Wal-Mart: Sam Walton

d. Apple Inc: Steve Jobs

e. Ford Motor Company: Mayor Rob Ford

12 In his classification of the different roles performed by managers, Mintzberg did not include one (or more) of the following roles. Which one(s) did he not include?

Select one:

a. interpersonal role

b. interactional role

c. informational role

d. decisional role

e. both a and d


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